Marbella News


World Multiple Sclerosis Day in Marbella

World Multiple Sclerosis Day is on Wednesday 31 May. The Marbella & San Pedro Multiple Sclerosis Association (Nuevo Amanecer) will be forming a “human chain” at the door of the Ayuntamiento de Marbella (Town Hall) in the Plaza de los Naranjos at 12.00.

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Dog DNA tests to stop fouling offenders comes to Marbella

We all know how difficult it is to avoid the mess left by irresponsible dog owners who don’t “‘pick up” after their pets when we are walking around town. But, a plan will soon be voted on by the council to ensure that dogs are registered on a central DNA database. The cost of this test will be approximately €35.00 from approved veterinary clinics.

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New measures to protect horses offering carriage rides in Marbella

We are pleased to inform you that the Marbella Ayuntamiento (Council) is introducing new measures to protect the horses that pull carriages in Marbella. This has been a Marbella tradition for many years. The owners of the horses have been responsible for many improvements over the years, ensuring their fitness and well being. This is after all their main source of income.

Miguel Diaz, the councillor for transport in Marbella said there will be improvements to working hours restricting the service during the hottest part of the day between 15.00 and 18.00.

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Maria Bravo receives award at “We are One” gala

On Saturday 21 January, María Bravo was given an honorary award at the “We are one” gala in Stockholm, Sweden. This award is given to philanthropists for their exemplary work around the world to change the lives of vulnerable people.

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Kempinski Hotel Bahia Estepona fitness club – fantastic offer for January

The Kempinski Hotel Bahía Wellness & Beauty Centre features a-state-of-the art Fitness Centre including a Technogym Kinesis wall, a Finnish sauna, a steam bath and relaxation area. This January, anyone signing up for a year’s membership will get a free 10-day guest pass to give to friends or family.

Six treatment rooms, each have different themes and are named after the earth’s elements – Terra, Aer, Acqua, Ferrum, Ligna and Flamma. The spa also boasts Southern Spain’s only Bastien Gonzalez Pedi: Mani: Cure Studio and Quartz Sand Table, plus a Spa Suite with two treatment tables and a private Jacuzzi.

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J/80 Marbella Team – 35 Copa del Rey Mapfre

Pepequín Orbaneja presented the Les Roches Puente Romano / Marbella Team sports project at the Hotel Puente Romano in Marbella on Wednesday 20 July ahead of the actual event. José Bernal Gutiérrez (Marbella’s Mayor) and Jorge Manzur (Director of Puente Romano) were also there.

This year’s 35 Copa del Rey Mapfre will be held in Palma de Mallorca from 1 – 6 August. Pepequín Orbaneja briefly summarized the results of the tests that make up this season’s event and made a presentation to representatives of firms involved with the brand “Marbella Team.”

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Marbella Global Gift Gala 2016 – Confirmed

Maria Bravo (founder of the Global Gift Foundation) confirmed the date for this year’s Marbella Global Gift Gala at the First Global Gift Gala in Madrid on 2 April. It will be held in Marbella on Sunday 17 July 2016.

The First Global Gift Gala in Madrid was attended by José Bernal (the Mayor of Marbella) and Miguel Luna (Head of Tourism in Marbella). Mayor José Bernal said the Global Gift Gala is a great ambassador for Marbella around the world and this promotion of this city is extremely important. It provides help and support for people in need not only in Marbella but throughout the Costa del Sol.

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